we are going to see the warm conditions up through the big apple. charlotte, 90. same for you in orlando. this looks more like a summertime forecast instead of the first day of fall. when i me back later, i'll let you know just how long we're going to watch this mini -- i don't want to call it a heat wave, but for the end of summe beginning of fall, it's pretty warm. >> yeah. thank you, bill. well, the fed speaks, sort of. and why frivolous speech isn't necessarily the best idea while you're on holiday. your early morning buness headlines are straight ahead. plus, right now, he's down about as low as can be, but least one friend is proudly standing by him. also, the twins clench, yankees increase their lead. and what do you get when you combine tiger woods and michael jordan? you're watching "early today."